UWS Council Members Want Residential Parking Permits, So Neighborhood Doesn’t Become a Parking Lot for Out of-Towners

Local City Council members Mark Levine and Helen Rosenthal are proposing a bill that would create residential parking permits for p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Openings & Closings: Leyla, Arba, Elysian Fields, Island Burgers

There's lots of news about restaurants on the Upper West … Read the rest of this entry >>

Residents Displaced by Major UWS Fire Search for Stability

A couple expecting a baby were among the people displaced when a four-alarm inferno tore through 229 West 101st Street, be … Read the rest of this entry >>

‘The State of the Borough is Challenging,’ Says Gale Brewer in Speech

On Sunday afternoon, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer delivered her State of the Borough address to a packed audit … Read the rest of this entry >>

Seriously, How Many People Are Throwing Citi Bikes in the Hudson?

In the wake of the discovery of a barnacle-bike at the Citi Bike station on 73rd and Riverside, people have begun sending us p … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pupper West Side: Penny Was In the Right Place at the Right Time

Mom adopted me from Animal Lighthouse Rescue in June 2018. At the time, I was living with a wonderful foster p … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD: ‘Phenomenal’ Decrease in Upper West Side Crime Rates

Of the 77 precincts in New York City, the 20th Precinct has shown the largest decline in crime – year to date – compared to 2018, Deputy Inspector Timothy Malin announced at Monday night's Community Council Mee … Read the rest of this entry >>

Avast Ye Maties! Barnacle-Covered Citi Bike Parked on UWS is Mysterious and ‘Gross’

A Citi Bike parked on 73rd and Riverside over the weekend was encrusted with so much sea life that it was being held together with "rust and barnac … Read the rest of this entry >>

City’s Horse-Related Changes to Central Park Called ‘An Illegal End-Around’

The city is reconstructing a section of Central Park to accommodate horses and carriages, but preservationists and a top former parks off … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sign on UWS Massage Parlor Says It’s Closed For Alleged Prostitution

An Upper West Side massage parlor was apparently closed by authorities on Valentine's Day in an effort to stop alleged acts of "prostitution" on the prem … Read the rest of this entry >>

Morning Bulletin: More UWS Buildings Vote to Dump Trump, GoFundMe for Fire Victims, Alice’s Expansion

February 25, 2019 Weather: Windy with a high of 40 deg … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bull Moose Dog Run Renovation Expected to Start in the Spring; Goodbye ‘Poop Soup’

The long-awaited renovation of Bull Moose Dog Run, located in Theodore Roosevelt Park next to the Museum of Natural History, is imminent, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Police Seek Suspect in Stabbing on 93rd and Broadway

Police are looking for the man shown in a surveillance images above and the video below for a stabbing on Saturday, Feb … Read the rest of this entry >>

A Good Samaritan Describes the Crucial Seconds After a Baby Fell onto the Tracks

Erin Turingan was on the platform at the 72nd Street subway station when a stroller rolled over the edge and onto the subway tr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Public Advocate Candidates Spar at Debate Ahead of Feb. 26 Election

Seven candidates for public advocate qualified for a televised debate on Wednesday, based on fundraising and endorsement standards establ … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tickets Go On Sale for Taste of the Upper West Side Food Festival; Honoree is Local Nonprofit

This year's Taste of the Upper West Side food festival, which features food from dozens of local restaurants, is taking place on May 17 and May 18 this … Read the rest of this entry >>

Throwback Thursday: Learn Some History Before the Wrecking Ball Swings

The southeast corner of Broadway and 85th Street is being readied for demolition, the latest two-story building on the a … Read the rest of this entry >>

Baby Falls Onto Tracks at 72nd Street, But is Saved

A stroller carrying an eight-month-old baby girl rolled onto the subway tracks on the Broadway line at 72nd Street on Thursday mor … Read the rest of this entry >>

With Funding Still Uncertain, NYCHA Residents Fear Attention Will Fade When the Cameras Are Off

A federal official tasked with helping fix New York's public housing system got an up-close view of some of the struggles that residents … Read the rest of this entry >>

Snow Photos: Get It While You Can

Wednesday's snowstorm brought a few inches of the white stuff to the neighborhood, and some locals … Read the rest of this entry >>

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